Conservative justices who make up the court's majority appear unwilling to hem in a president who has invoked national security to justify restrictions on who can step on U.S. soil.
I just noticed something in one of the statements of the nominee for secretary of state while he was a representative in Congress from Kansas, and it is potentially chilling.
"I did not want to appear as endorsing Benjamin Netanyahu" by accepting the prestigious Genesis Prize, the actress says. “Like many Israelis and Jews around the world, I can be critical of the leadership in Israel without wanting to boycott the entire nation."
Perhaps the pontiff can inspire some self-examination among our graceless leaders and provoke a rebellion by the decent people, or humble day-to-day saints.
The author and critic of the "Holocaust industry" believes the younger generation of American Jews is growing estranged from Israel because of its treatment of Palestinians.
Pope Francis invites the victims in Chile's sex abuse scandal to Rome to beg their forgiveness.
Calling on ordinary Catholics to live holy lives in whatever they do, Pope Francis issues a not-so-veiled critique of the church's doctrinaire perfectionists.
Physicist Alan Lightman ponders this and other questions in his new book, "Searching for Stars on an Island in Maine."